How a Fossil is Formed Printable Activity

Put together the steps to show how an prehistoric ammonite became a fossil. This activity contains:

  • A 5 page PDF including 8 full colour pictures with the corresponding labels. Print, cut out individual pictures/labels and laminate.

  • A 4 page PDF as above but with the labels included on the pictures for lower ability.

National Curriculum link: Describe in simple terms how fossils are formed when things that have lived are trapped within rock

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  • An-ammonite-becomes-a-fossil-.pdf
  • An-ammonite-becomes-a-fossil-(separate-labels).pdf

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Created: Sep 30, 2019

Updated: Oct 5, 2019


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